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Bill Frost

Senior Staff Writer

Bill Frost has been a journalist and TV reviewer since the 4:3-aspect-ratio ’90s. His pulse-pounding prose has been featured in The Salt Lake Tribune, Inlander, Coachella Valley Independent, Las Vegas Weekly, and many other dead-tree publications (see In addition to being a Senior Staff Writer at, Bill is a syndicated streaming TV columnist forSalt Lake City Weekly and other alternative weeklies, and host/producer of TV Tan Podcast. By night, Bill cranks a Flying V with his band at the bar.

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What is Freevee?

by | May 23, 2023 | Entertainment, TV FAQs

Remember streaming service IMDb TV? That was too hard to say, so owner Amazon rebranded it as Freevee in 2022. As the new name implies, Freevee is a FAST (free ad-supported TV) streamer that serves up previously-released TV shows and movies for no cost (but with commercials).

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What to Watch This Week | May 22–29

by | May 22, 2023 | Entertainment

This week’s What to Watch recs include the new Seth Rogen/Rose Byrne comedy Platonic, the finale of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Arnold Schwarzenegger Netflix series FUBAR, Hulu thriller The Clearing, and Indy 500 racing action. Spend Memorial Day Weekend in front of the tube!

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Best Streaming Services 2023: Max, Hulu, Disney+, and More

by | | Best Of, Reviews

We don’t know what the future holds for HBO Max in the wake of all the reported Warner Bros. Discovery ownership drama, but we do know this: right now, it’s our Editor’s Choice for best overall on-demand streaming service. We had a good run, Netflix, but there’s a new champ in Streaming Town.

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Best Live TV Streaming Services 2023: YouTube TV, Hulu Live, Sling TV, and More

by | | Best Of, Reviews

We’ve ranked these live TV streaming services based on bang-for-your-buck value, features, reliability, and our most recent live TV streaming customer satisfaction survey results. For the second year in a row, YouTube TV won our Editor’s Choice award for best overall live TV streaming service.

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New Max, New Max Shows

by | May 18, 2023 | Entertainment

You’ve been hearing it for months now: HBO Max will become just Max on May 23, combining all things HBO and Discovery+, blue is the new purple, yadda yadda yadda. What hasn’t received much attention are the new shows that will be premiering to coincide with Max’s launch, as well as a big(ish) movie streaming premiere. Here’s what to watch for on “The One to Watch.”

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Canceled: TV Shows Ending in 2023

by | May 15, 2023 | Entertainment

All good shows must come to an end (except Reno 911!, which is probably going to outlive us all). This year looks especially brutal, with over 80 TV favorites concluding, being canceled, or just outright disappearing. Here are the beloved TV series that will be leaving us in 2023.

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What to Watch This Week | May 15–21

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This week’s What to Watch picks include new comedy-mystery High Desert, Barack Obama docuseries Working, To All the Boys spinoff XO, Kitty, rock doc Love to Love You, Donna Summer, and the tip-off of the 2023 WNBA basketball season. If you can dream it, you can stream it!

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Best Internet for Streaming 2023

by | | Best Of, Versus Reviews

By now, you know that streaming TV services like Netflix and Sling TV require an internet connection. If not, you’ve probably had a really frustrating time trying to watch Ozark.

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Best Rural Internet Providers for 2023

by | | Best Of, Reviews

Your internet options for rural areas are limited because few internet providers build networks in small towns. However, Xfinity, CenturyLink, and Viasat all offer internet service in rural America.
Out of these three internet providers, we recommend Xfinity.

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Dear Utah: Get a VPN

by | May 11, 2023 | Entertainment

In reaction to a new Utah law that requires age verification to view adult-oriented websites, industry leader Pornhub has blocked anyone with a Utah-based IP address from accessing its site. Yes, we’re as shocked as you are that the #blessed Beehive State has any interest in such content ( is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, BTW).

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